Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
 
     

treas·ure

treasure

 
 
pronunciation:
tre zhr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition 1: money or valuable items that have been collected or stored up.
The king has treasures worth millions of dollars.
 
similar words:
fortune, hoard, reserve, savings, store, wealth
definition 2: someone or something that is greatly valued or admired.
My aunt is a treasure to me.
synonyms:
gem, jewel
similar words:
asset, booty, favorite, find
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: treasures, treasuring, treasured
definition: to prize or value greatly; love.
I treasure her friendship.
synonyms:
cherish, prize, value
similar words:
esteem, regard
derivations: treasurable (adj.), treasureless (n.)
Word Explorer
See
  love